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Tempco Glass Fabrication Marks Fifth Year in Operation

Tempco Glass Fabrication, a New York-area glass processing firm, is marking its fifth year of operation since opening early in 2013.

In the past three years, Tempco has added production capacity beyond its original glass tempering operation, doubling its factory space to 50,000 square feet, and acquired new glass processing equipment including CNC automated cutting and fabrication equipment and two production lines for insulating glass units. The new equipment allowed the company to add many fabrication services. Tempco also acquired trucks to expand regional delivery service to job-sites and customer locations.

The company says its investment has resulted in sales growth of nearly 180 percent in the past three years. In that same time, the company has more than doubled the number of employees to more than 50.

“Tempco is proud of its positive impact on the local economy with job creation,” said Johnson Chen, general manager. “Manufacturing in New York City can be hard, but we are proving that it’s viable.”

PGT Innovations Announces Employee Stock Share

PGT Innovations has announced a one-time stock grant that will provide ten shares of company stock to each of its team members who are not already participants in the company’s annual long-term incentive plan. As of July 2, every employee at PGT Innovations is also a company shareholder for the first time in the company’s history.

“Each and every one of our team members come together, day in and day out, to make PGT Innovations the best window and door company in the industry,” says CEO and president Jeff Jackson. “I couldn’t be more proud of our folks and the work they’re doing. I wanted to show them how much their hard work and dedication is appreciated.”

State Representative Tours Crystal Windows

Pennsylvania Rep. Karen Boback (center) and her district constituent outreach coordinator Leslie Cadden (left) recently toured Crystal Window & Door Systems’ Lackawanna County factory and met with Crystal president Steve Chen (right) to learn more about the company’s plans for expansion. They also discussed the needs of businesses regarding high school and community college career guidance, education and training for potential future industrial workers.

Briefly

Ace Glass Construction treated all the insulating glass units on its brand new facility with Diamon-Fusion low-maintenance coating. Ace Glass was able to apply the low-maintenance coating pre-installation with the company’s automated coating machine, the FuseCube … Glaston will participate in Finland’s first industry-oriented machine learning project, the MIDAS project. Glaston’s research topic is focused on tempering machine artificial intelligence aimed at a fully automated tempering furnace. The MIDAS project continues Glaston’s work in utilizing the opportunities created by digitalization … YKK AP America Inc. has hired Clark Rheem & Associates as an independent sales representative for the western region. Clark Rheem & Associates will service architects and glazing contractors throughout Colorado, Utah and Idaho.

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